Insights

How to retain an employee?

19 Aug 2019

A study conducted by Employee Benefits News stated that the average cost of losing an employee amounts to 33% of their annual salary. This means that as an employer, you don’t only lose talent or time – but also valuable funding that you could have allocated to other investment projects or resources.

How common is unconscious bias in the workplace?

11 Aug 2019

Have you ever asked yourself if you have made decisions just because you felt it was the right choice – without checking if the reason is evidence-based or coherent?

Infographic: 10 useful tips for your first 90 days of a new job

19 Jun 2019

The first 90 days on the job are the most important. Check out Progressive Recruitment's infographic for useful tips for your first 90 days of a new job.

Top 10 common mistakes to avoid in your resume

17 Jun 2019

On average, it takes a recruiter close to six seconds to determine whether a candidate will be a good fit for the job. Find out what are the top 10 mistakes to avoid today!

Tags: MENA

How to use your personality to your benefit and get ahead in your career?

13 Jun 2019

Are you just starting out in your career or are you looking for a way to take your career to the next level? A good way to achieve this is to have a better understanding of yourself and know what you can bring to the table.

Tags: MENA TIPS
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5 Ways to Wow a Recruiter (Infographic)

13 Jun 2019

Recruiters will often speak with dozens of job seekers when trying to fill the same job vacancy. So how do you set yourself apart from the rest?

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The truth about counteroffers from a recruiter’s perspective

11 Jun 2019

What is a counteroffer and how do you go about negotiating it? Read more about it here!

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Will 2020 be UAE’s big year for Oil and Gas?

01 Jun 2019

As a world leader in the oil and gas sector, the outlook for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is looking positive, with oil prices projected to increase to USD70 per barrel by 2030.

MENA invests big in wind energy

29 Nov 2022

MENA region is beginning to invest big in wind power projects. In this article, we look at the how this industry is shaping in the region and what countries are leading the way

5 Benefits of Contract Recruitment in GCC

18 Jun 2021

Engineering is longer just one of many industries and business types. They are now the core infrastructure of any company, regardless of industry or sector.

5 Tips for Staffing Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

01 Feb 2022

Renewable energy projects are often large-scale, but can also be highly complex, with a vast range of tasks. Having the right people in place is crucial to the success of these projects. This article looks at how to plan for large-scale renewable energy projects and how to find the right people.

Net zero carbon emission: Where does the GCC stand?

04 Mar 2022

The GCC is in the middle of a transition and the first step towards a sustainable future. Read on to find out how to achieve zero-carbon footprint and how the GCC fits in.